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Perspectives on the new age [electronic resource] / edited by James R. Lewis and J. Gordon Melton.

Contributor(s): Lewis, James R | Melton, J. Gordon.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series in religious studies: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992Description: 1 online resource (xii, 369 p.).ISBN: 0585067228 (electronic bk.); 9780585067223 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): New Age movement | United States -- Religion -- 1965- | RELIGION -- Eckankar | BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- New Thought | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Perspectives on the new age.DDC classification: 299/.93 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Approaches to the study of the New Age movement / James R. Lewis -- New thought and the New Age / J. Gordon Melton -- Roots of the New Age / Kay Alexander -- Imagining India: the influence of Hinduism on the New Age movement / Andrea Grace Diem, James R. Lewis -- How new is the New Age? / Robert Ellwood -- The magical staff: quantum healing in the New Age / Catherine L. Albanese -- Baby boomers, American character, and the New Age: a synthesis / Susan Love Brown -- Myth, metaphor, and manifestation: the negotiation of belief in a New Age community / Stephen M. Clark -- Channeling: a new revelation? / Suzanne Riordan -- Employing the New Age: training seminars / Glenn A. Rupert.
An update on neopagan witchcraft in America / Aidan A. Kelly -- The Evangelical response to the New Age / Irving Hexham -- The New Age movement and feminist spirituality: overlapping conversations at the end of the century / Mary Farrell Bednarowski -- Who holds the cards? women and New Age astrology / Shoshanah Feher -- The New Age movement and the Pentecostal/charismatic revival: distinct yet parallel phases of a fourth great awakening? / Phillip C. Lucas -- New Age trends in Nigeria: ancestral and/or alien religion? / Rosalind I.J. Hackett -- Japan's New Age and neo-new religions: sociological interpretations / Mark R. Mullins -- The "newness" of the New Age in South Africa and reactions to it / Gerhardus C. Oosthuizen -- Alternative spiritualilty in Italy / Isotta Poggi.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-358) and index.

Approaches to the study of the New Age movement / James R. Lewis -- New thought and the New Age / J. Gordon Melton -- Roots of the New Age / Kay Alexander -- Imagining India: the influence of Hinduism on the New Age movement / Andrea Grace Diem, James R. Lewis -- How new is the New Age? / Robert Ellwood -- The magical staff: quantum healing in the New Age / Catherine L. Albanese -- Baby boomers, American character, and the New Age: a synthesis / Susan Love Brown -- Myth, metaphor, and manifestation: the negotiation of belief in a New Age community / Stephen M. Clark -- Channeling: a new revelation? / Suzanne Riordan -- Employing the New Age: training seminars / Glenn A. Rupert.

An update on neopagan witchcraft in America / Aidan A. Kelly -- The Evangelical response to the New Age / Irving Hexham -- The New Age movement and feminist spirituality: overlapping conversations at the end of the century / Mary Farrell Bednarowski -- Who holds the cards? women and New Age astrology / Shoshanah Feher -- The New Age movement and the Pentecostal/charismatic revival: distinct yet parallel phases of a fourth great awakening? / Phillip C. Lucas -- New Age trends in Nigeria: ancestral and/or alien religion? / Rosalind I.J. Hackett -- Japan's New Age and neo-new religions: sociological interpretations / Mark R. Mullins -- The "newness" of the New Age in South Africa and reactions to it / Gerhardus C. Oosthuizen -- Alternative spiritualilty in Italy / Isotta Poggi.

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